Reginald J. Clark: Lawyer with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Reginald J. Clark

Reginald J. Clark

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Practice Areas

  • Tax
  • Energy, Environmental & Commodities
  • Tax Controversy & Litigation
  • Electric Cooperatives
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
Contact InfoTelephone: 404.853.8032
University Duke University, A.B. Phi Beta Kappa
Law SchoolDuke University School of Law, J.D., with distinction Notes and Comments Editor, Duke Law Journal
Admitted1978, Georgia

Professional Activities
Former Chair, Corporate Tax Committee, Tax Section, American Bar Association

Former Member, Editorial Board, Georgia State Bar Journal

Former Member, State Bar Task Force that drafted legislation authorizing the formation of limited liability companies in Georgia

Member, American Law Institute

Member, American College of Tax Counsel

Trustee, Southern Federal Tax Institute

Trustee, Georgia Federal Tax Conference

BornScotland Neck, North Carolina, October 9, 1953

An early interest in business law ultimately led Reggie Clark to Sutherland's Tax Practice Group, where he counsels a variety of corporate clients on the complex tax issues that affect corporate acquisitions, restructurings, spinoffs and other transactions. Reggie also advises clients in tax disputes, often serving as their representative before the National Office of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in connection with ruling or technical advice requests. In addition to corporate clients, Reggie represents university endowment fund managers on the taxation and legal issues associated with private equity and other investments.

Reggie is a former adjunct professor of law in Emory University School of Law's graduate tax program.

Selected Experience
Sutherland advises Wendy's/Arby's Group Inc. on tax issues related to sale of Arby's to Roark Capital.
Sutherland secures tax-exempt status for new supporting organization of a university-affiliated health system.
Sutherland provides tax employee benefits advice to CCE in split-off of international bottling operations.

Awards and Rankings

Selected for inclusion in Georgia Super Lawyers (2015)

Recognized by Chambers USA: Guide to Leading Business Lawyers in the area of tax (2003-2014)

Selected for inclusion in PLC Which Lawyer? Yearbook for Tax (2008)

Named to The Best Lawyers in America in the area of tax law (2007-2015)


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To the Direct Acquirer Belong the Tax Attributes: Proposed Regulations Modify the Definition of Acquiring Corporation for Purposes of IRC § 381
Dennis L. Allen,Robert S. Chase,Reginald J. Clark,Jeffrey H. Mace,Michael R. Miles, May 13, 2014
On May 7, Treasury and the IRS published proposed regulations addressing which corporation succeeds to the tax attributes of another corporation that transfers assets in an acquisitive asset reorganization described in IRC §§ 368(a) and 381(a)(2) (the Proposed Regulations). In brief, the...

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Reginald J. Clark

999 Peachtree Street, N.E.
AtlantaGA 30309-3996


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